Are international medical conferences an outdated luxury the planet can't afford? YES

Green, Malcolm
June 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/28/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7659, p1466
Academic Journal
The author suggests that by not attending medical conferences, physicians and scientists can reduce their environmental impact. He comments that communications technology allows medical personnel to share information and present research through virtual conferences. He suggests that not attending conferences can reduce the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere due to transportation and help conserve energy.


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